May 5, 2015
Along with commercial space launches, Georgia has made UAS one of two focus areas as it seeks to expand its rapidly growing aerospace industrial base. The economic gains from peanut farming and other agricultural pursuits could be the reason that Georgia becomes a major supplier and operator of commercial small unmanned air systems.
May 4, 2015
Michael Mendez is the UAV Operator and FAA Liaison for VSG Unmanned, which became the first company in Georgia to get an FAA exemption to commercially fly UAS (drones). We sat down with him to find out more about VSG and their plans for the future.
May 1, 2015
The FAA has implemented a new air traffic control system called En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM), which will use satellite technology to give more precise pictures of air traffic and will allow more efficiently managed flights from takeoff to touchdown.
April 29, 2015
During the first week of May, the Association of Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) will hold its annual conference and trade show in Atlanta at the Georgia World Congress Center.
April 15, 2015
Terminal Velocity Aerospace, LLC (TVA) was recently selected by the NASA Flight Opportunities Program (FOP) for demonstration of a small payload return capsule and associated technologies via a high-altitude drop test. Flight test of the prototype capsule will demonstrate mission-enabling communications technologies and verify integrated performance, including functionality of its parachute recovery system.